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Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi production materials

This subcollection contains the production materials and raw footage for the documentary The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi. Some of the leading voices of the Hawaiian cultural renaissance, which began in the early 1960s, were musicians and singers. Their songs carried feelings that were yearning to be expressed throughout the island chain. Among the most influential groups of that era was the Sons of Hawaiʻi, led by Eddie Kamae, already famous for his ʻukukele styling, and by the great vocalist and slack-key guitar virtuoso, Gabby Pahinui, together with bassist Joe Marshall and the brillant young steel guitar player David "Feet" Rogers. This 80 minute feature length documentary, the seventh in the Kamaes' award-winning Hawaiian Legacy Series, tells the story of a charismatic band. Spanning forty years of Hawaiʻi's rich musical tradition, the film offer an intimate look at a unqiue group of performers and composers, their songs, their humor, their devotion to a sound that continues to convey something essential about the Hawaiian spirit. Directed by Eddie Kamae; Produced by Myrna Kamae and Rodney A. Ohtani; directed by Rodney A. Ohtani; written by James D. Houston; and narrated by Kaʻupena Wong.

Genres

  • Music

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Cyril Pahinui at La Pietra 2/22/97 tape 1

Cyril Pahinui at La Pietra 2/22/97 tape 1

Interview with Cyril Pahinui recorded on February 22, 1997 at La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls for the documentary "The History of the Sons of...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:30:02
Cyril Pahinui at La Pietra 2/22/97 tape 2

Cyril Pahinui at La Pietra 2/22/97 tape 2

Continued from title 22824 interview with Cyril Pahinui recorded on February 22, 1997 at La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls for the documentary "The...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:17:30
Interview with Tony Good in Mānoa 7/24/97 tape 1

Interview with Tony Good in Mānoa 7/24/97 tape 1

Interview with Tony Good recorded on July 24, 1997 at Fred Lunt's home in Mānoa for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Good...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:31:50
Interview with Tony Good in Mānoa 7/24/97 tape 2

Interview with Tony Good in Mānoa 7/24/97 tape 2

Continued interview with Tony Good recorded on July 24, 1997 at Fred Lunt's home in Mānoa for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi."...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:14:15
Interview with Fred Lunt in Mānoa 7/24/97

Interview with Fred Lunt in Mānoa 7/24/97

Interview with Fred Lunt recorded on July 24, 1997 at his home in Mānoa for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Lunt talks about...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:27:10
Interview with Boone Morrison in Volcano 8/6/97

Interview with Boone Morrison in Volcano 8/6/97

Interview with Boone Morrison recorded on August 6, 1997 at his house in Volcano for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Topics...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:29:31
Interviews with Herb Kane and Henry Kekai 10/04/97

Interviews with Herb Kane and Henry Kekai 10/04/97

Interview with Herb Kane and Henry Kekai (separately) recorded on October 4, 1997 for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Kane...

Duration:
00:11:40
Interview with Bob Goodman at Bishop Museum 10/7/97

Interview with Bob Goodman at Bishop Museum 10/7/97

Interview with Bob Goodman recorded on October 7, 1997 at Bishop Museum for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Goodman is a...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:26:45
Pekelo Cosma, Clayborne "Braddah Smitty" Smith, and Ocean Kaowili perform in the HPR studio 12/8/97 tape 1

Pekelo Cosma, Clayborne "Braddah Smitty" Smith, and Ocean Kaowili perform in the...

Footage recorded at the Hawaiʻi Public Radio (HPR) Atherton Studio on December 8, 1997 includes several takes of Pekelo Cosma recording "Kaulana Na...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:29:20
Pekelo Cosma, Clayborne "Braddah Smitty" Smith, Ocean Kaowili, Eddie Kamae, and Anthony Selvage perform in the HPR studio 12/8/97 tape 2

Pekelo Cosma, Clayborne "Braddah Smitty" Smith, Ocean Kaowili, Eddie Kamae, and...

Continued from title 22855 footage recorded at the Hawaiʻi Public Radio (HPR) Atherton Studio on December 8, 1997 for the documentary "The History...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:19:05
Pekelo Cosma, Braddah Smitty, Ocean Kaowili and Eddie Kamae perform in the HPR studio 3/24/98 tape 1

Pekelo Cosma, Braddah Smitty, Ocean Kaowili and Eddie Kamae perform in the HPR...

Footage recorded at the Hawaiʻi Public Radio (HPR) Atherton Studio on March 24, 1998. Pekelo Cosma, Braddah Smitty, Eddie Kamae and Anthony Selvage...

Year:
1997
Duration:
00:32:00
Pekelo Cosma, Braddah Smitty, Ocean Kaowili and Eddie Kamae perform in the HPR studio 3/24/98 tape 2

Pekelo Cosma, Braddah Smitty, Ocean Kaowili and Eddie Kamae perform in the HPR...

Continued from title 22889 Pekelo Cosma, Braddah Smitty and Eddie Kamae perform "Me Na Hipa Hawaiʻi" at the HPR Atherton Studio March 24, 1998.

Year:
1998
Duration:
00:09:31
Interview with Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko in Volcano 6/27/98 tape 1

Interview with Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko in Volcano 6/27/98 tape 1

Interview with Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko recorded in Volcano on June 27, 1998 for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Kaupiko talks...

Year:
1998
Duration:
00:18:55
Interview with Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko in Volcano 6/27/98 tape 2

Interview with Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko in Volcano 6/27/98 tape 2

Continued from title 23008. Interview with Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko recorded in Volcano on June 27, 1998 for the documentary "The History of the Sons...

Year:
1998
Duration:
00:07:19
Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko, Braddah Smitty at Miloliʻi 8/21/98

Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko, Braddah Smitty at Miloliʻi 8/21/98

Eugene "Gino" Kaupiko and Sons of Hawaiʻi recorded in Miloliʻi on August 21, 1998. Eddie Kamae and Braddah Smitty kanikapila while Eugene "Gino"...

Year:
1998
Duration:
00:29:25
Sons of Hawaiʻi at BJ's Pizza, Lahaina 1/15/99 tape 1

Sons of Hawaiʻi at BJ's Pizza, Lahaina 1/15/99 tape 1

Footage of the Sons of Hawaiʻi playing songs at BJ's Chicago Pizzeria, now known as Lahaina Pizza Co., recorded on January 15, 1999 and used in the...

Year:
1999
Duration:
00:28:20